On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1873

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Zimmermann, Dutch violinist and 1st concert master of Concert building, born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1954)

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Wilberforce, English bishop and one of the greatest public speakers of his day (remembered for his opposition to Darwin's theory of evolution), dies at 67